Exclusive: Here’s Your 2019 RTX Animation Festival Panelist Lineup!

     April 5, 2019

2019-rtx-animation-festival-panelistsToday, RTX Animation Festival, Rooster Teeth’s celebration of the best of internet animation, announced its first wave of panelists including Tigtone co-creators Benjamin Martian and Andrew Koehler, animation industry leader Ian Jones-Quartey, Dragon Ball Super and gen:LOCK voice actress Monica Rial and more. We’ve got your first, exclusive look at the headliners who will be hosting panels during the fan-favorite (and fan-focused) event this summer, but there are more surprises yet to come; stay tuned for more announcements of screenings, panels, and special guests!

The RTX Animation Festival will take place July 5th-7th at the Fairmont Austin. Additionally, starting right now, all weekend and single day badges are 15% off until 11:59pm CT on April 7th. A select number of RTX Plus badges (which were previously sold out) will also be available at a discount of 15% off.

2019-rtx-animation-festival-posterThe complete first wave of panelists for RTX Animation Festival 2019 are:

  • Benjamin Martian
  • Andrew Koehler
  • Ian Jones-Quartey
  • Monica Rial
  • Cyanide and Happiness
  • How it Should Have Ended
  • CypherDen
  • Titmouse
  • Flashgitz
  • Frederator
  • Mashed
  • Mondo Media
  • Rooster Teeth Animation

Last year, RTX Animation Festival attracted thousands of animation enthusiasts for exclusive panels and screenings including a premiere screening of Netflix’s Paradise PD, a first-look at footage from Rooster Teeth and Michael B. Jordan’s gen:LOCK, and a panel from voice actor Tom Kenny (SpongeBob, Adventure Time).

All RTX Austin ticket holders can access the RTX Animation Festival held at the Fairmont Austin. Now in its ninth year, RTX Austin will draw more than 65,000 attendees to the Austin Convention Center July 5th-7th to play the newest unreleased video games, see top internet celebrities in live shows and panels, and experience the best in animation, gaming, and comedy.

Single day and weekend passes for RTX Austin 2019 are still available at https://rtx2019.frontgatetickets.com/ starting at $50.00. Children ages 6 and under get free admittance with a paying adult.

rtx-2019About RTX

RTX is the show where gaming meets the internet. Established in 2011 in Austin, TX, RTX has grown from 600 attendees to more than 65,000 at RTX Austin 2018. Major brands like AT&T, HP and Intel find a home on the RTX show floor, where they activate and engage with influential fans of gaming, anime, and internet culture. Find out more at RTXevent.com.


Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.